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Topic: Sad (07/26/07)
TITLE: The Answer
By Jean C Prentice
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I felt the tears as they flowed, in droplets down my cheek
A waste of time I said, my strength is just too weak
Another day of being sad about the loss of time
The doctor said you have a year, make use of all you have.
He does not know that these three words would not, could not
Become the healing balm of salve.
The sad I felt as I walked away, gave birth to other thoughts.
How sad my friends and family, could never know these words.
How sad that only I could keep this loss of leaving to myself
I have no friends I said that day, I have no family left.
I had left them far behind me, when I chose to walk away.
There tears and cries just angered me, they had to right to say
We love and want you, don’t you know? Please don’t run away
I am sad, because of things undone, sad because of things unsaid.
But do I have a right I ask, to call and make amends?
No! Because I chose this path and will walk it till it ends.
How sad that underneath the anger, was a soul that needed rest
How sad that now I knew I had been put to test.
O God I cried, as I walked away, let me make all things right
I heard His answer then as now, “My child walk to the light:
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